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Sat 15th June

Veni…Vidi… Lavi… (Nearest I could get to ‘scrubbed’ in Latin). A full Launch & Instructing team on hand, but no takers – not surprising given the steady drizzle and brisk southerly..! Will this never end..? Sid ...
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Sunday 9th June

O come sweet June, my lovely June, the month when first the roses bloom …, or so the poet says.   For us gliding folks June is absent, perhaps attending an Extinction Rebellion summit, and leaving her fickle sister April in charge.  The thought of April in command didn’t deter the large number of cadets, students and trial lessons from turning up.  We flew almost all, apart from Sam, Eddy and cheerful Kirsty who were thwarted by the predicted, but late ...
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2 months ago
UK Junior Gliding

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in the third round of the seventh Winter Series at Nympsfield! In particular to Bristol ... See more

2 months ago
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End of the week looking best according to #sidsweather #aviationmet #gliding #pilotlife #cotswoldlife

2 months ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Flying the flag for #UKJG this weekend. Great to see plenty of young women flying and running the launch point too! #gliding #youthinaviation ... See more

2 months ago
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That's a lot of greens from #sidsweather this week! Time to meet our new resident instructor Larry and get airborne! #gliding #pilotlife ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Flights a plenty at Nympsfield today with several trips to Bath and first flights for our four new cadets! #ridgesoaring #cotswoldlife #gliding ... See more

3 months ago
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A few promising opportunities this week to get airborne #sidsweather #pilotlife #weather #gliding

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3 months ago

Saturday: after some gloom generated by a forecast wind of 35kts at 300’ above the airfield we actually had a good days flying in a brisk and bumpy ... See more

3 months ago
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Good degree of commitment on display this afternoon. Cadets Jacob and Matthew still in school uniform.

3 months ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Sun's out - Glider's out! A busy weekend at Nympsfield for all. Looking forward to interviewing our next batch of potential cadets next weekend. ... See more

4 months ago

Congratulations to Matt M for going solo last Sunday in the snow.

4 months ago

Now all open as of Friday 8th Feb

4 months ago

Frocester Hill and the Uley to Stroud road all open again as is the road towards Tetbury. No problems getting to BGGC now.

Lots of SLOW signs etc so ... See more

4 months ago
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Please be aware that access to the club is only via Stroud and Selsley Common for the next few days. This closure was originally proposed from 30th ... See more

4 months ago
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Wednesday looking promising for midweek flying. #sidsweather #fairweatherflying #cotswoldlife #gliding

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4 months ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

The snow didn't stop the BGGC boys and girls from playing in the skies yesterday #gliding #snowdays #snowwriting #cotswoldlife

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